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* Microsoft (MSFT) did a big unveiling for Windows 8. The operating system update features a radically different, streamlined user interface heavily influenced by the company's tile-based Windows Phone 7 operating system and optimized performance. (CNNMoney)
* Facebook made its Friends Lists feature smarter with new features like Smart Lists, which automatically creates and updates lists based on common profile information. (Facebook)
* Why Facebook's music service, reportedly set to launch on September 22, will transform the social network from a communications platform to a content site. (The Telegraph)
* RBC Capital's Mike Abramsky raised his fourth quarter iPhone (and iPad) estimates based off the results of a survey showing "unprecedented" demand for the iPhone 5. (Fortune)
* Twitter revealed during TechCrunch Disrupt that the social network is driving 100 million clicks a day to web sites. Meanwhile, the embeddable Tweet button is being used by over 3 million web sites. (TechCrunch)
* Social music-sharing service Turntable.fm announced a $7 million round of funding led by Union Square Ventures as well as an iPhone app. (GigaOm)
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* Facebook bought up Push Pop Press, a small iPad book designer, raising questions over whether the social networking champ plans to enter the e-book business. "Although Facebook isn't planning to start publishing digital books, the ideas and technology behind Push Pop Press will be integrated with Facebook, MOREJP Mangalindan, Writer - Aug 3, 2011 3:50 AM ET
The VC at the center of an Android vs. iOS debate bet publicly against Apple two years ago
"I am selling my entire position in Apple this morning including the stock I bought earlier than last fall. My average price on my entire position in Apple is $96, so I'll take a small loss on this and a small gain on the stock I bought during the meltdown last fall."
So wrote MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Apr 8, 2011 8:01 AM ET
Watch out, Silicon Valley. Thanks to Google, Foursquare, and others, the Big Apple is fast becoming home to some top Internet talent.
New York's tech cred is on the rise: Manhattan-based Foursquare's geolocation service is the envy of Silicon Valley. Facebook bought out two New York startups, and Google just purchased the huge Chelsea building where it employs nearly a tenth of its global workforce. Now incubators are sprouting downtown, venture MOREJessi Hempel, writer - Dec 6, 2010 3:00 AM ET
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